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The chef celebrated El Bulli Foundation’s partnership with Dom Pérignon with 29 different hors d’oeuvres, paired with a new champagne vintage....
From: New York Times | By: ALEXANDER LOBRANO | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Not one of these TV spots seemed hilarious at the time...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Functional and affordable, the canvas bag has become a cultural touchstone. But news merchandise today, like the industry itself, is increasingly specialized....
From: The Atlantic | By: Adrienne LaFrance | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A sweet celebration of what it takes to feel at home in one's own life.
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Friday, April 17, 2015
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From ‘family owned’ and ‘created with love’, to ‘hand crafted’ and ‘authentic’, food-packet rhetoric is now mainly in the business of selling nice feelingsRecently, a Finnish manufacturer of meatballs was told its meatballs didn’t contain...
From: The Guardian | By: Steven Poole | Friday, April 17, 2015
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the line for Other Music on Record Store Day 2014 (more by PSquared) Record Store Day 2015 is Saturday (4/18) and, as usual, some stores are doing special events as well. We already posted Rough Trade's events -- which include performances...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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In honor of Racked New York's Beauty Week, we've rounded up the very best beauty brands that call the metro area home. Fro S.W. Basics The Story: Plagued with super sensitive skin, former Equinox personal trainer Adina Grigore started making her own...
From: Racked | By: Casey Lewis | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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We love how much fun restaurants have when we ask to see the bill. Here are some of our favorite check containers that make paying almost as much fun as eating. The post Check Please! Restaurants That Make Paying the Bill (Almost) as Fun as the Food...
From: Bon Appetit | By: Elyssa Goldberg | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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“The Dandy Lion Project“ is the latest project created by Shantrelle Lewis, a Philadelphia/Brooklyn based curator. Lewis’ project aims to give a different look at Black male fashion. No you will not see baggy jeans and white t-shirts, but tailored...
From: Clutch Magazine | By: Clutch | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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I know a bit about fandom. Not too long ago, when a date first set foot into my apartment, she […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Todd Martens | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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"Let us never forget the greatest love story ever told started with a mustache." Thus begins the cutest wedding write-up turned fan ever. Between the epic, love letter-reading first look, the tearful father/daughter dance, and the choreographed flash...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Dan Gurney inspects the car he drove at Indy in 1967, while son Justin (holding the mic) narrates. Photos courtesy AAR. From late May through the third week of June 1967, Dan Gurney was a busy man, driving in the Indy 500, the Dutch Grand Prix, the 24...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Kurt Ernst | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Investors are throwing money at European companies. Carrefour and Danone paid little over 1 pct a year to borrow for a decade; Novartis got 20-year funds at similar levels. A Breakingviews calculator shows how bond buyers’ generosity could backfire....
From: Reuters | By: Quentin Webb | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Online goods marketplace Etsy Inc. released more details on its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) Wednesday, including the cost per share, how many shares will be available, and an open valuation for its public debut. According to a release from...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Duncan Riley | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Billy Williams said he’s getting tired of talking about it. Every year about this time, when baseball honors Jackie Robinson and every player in baseball wears Robinson’s No. 42, Williams finds himself in demand from media looking for a state-of-the-culture...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Gordon Wittenmyer | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Ciara is back in the mix...and she wants everyone to take notice.  Check out her jaw dropping hair-raising feature pic for W magazine, plus the latest dish about her music inside...   Wearing vintage by Rob & Mariel, Ciara is giving life in a new...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Out of all the thousands of cities in the world, New York would probably be ranked in somewhere in the bottom half of "places you would prefer to smell like." Sure, we've got wonderfully aromatic cheese shops and more artisanal doughnuts than anywhere...
From: Racked | By: Rebecca Jennings | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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If Carrie Fisher has anything in common with Princess Leia, the forceful character she made famous in the “Star Wars” […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Noelene Clark | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Denim experts Nudie Jeans have opened their second London location, making the move East to Redchurch Street in Shoreditch. The vintage feel of their Soho store, opened back in 2013, has been transferred to the new venture with the brand making the most...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Your roundup of fashion, fitness, and sales events to know right now. MIDTOWN, SOHO—West Hollywood salon Benjamin is popping up in NYC for just two days this Sunday and Monday—and if you're reading this right now, you could score a blowout or free....
From: Racked | By: Laura Gurfein | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried enjoyed a beachside getaway to Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma to celebrate her 29th Located on a secluded beach of in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Generations Riviera Maya afforded Desiree and Chris...
From: OK Magazine | By: Jaime Rabb | Friday, April 17, 2015
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I love the idea of going away for the weekend, Upstate… Here’s a few things I’m looking to bring with me! Jacket, TOPSHOP ; Shorts, Levi’s Vintage Clothing; T-Shirt, Topshop; Boots, Hunter; Bag, Madewell; SPF, Peter Thomas Roth; Sunglasses, Victoria...
From: Garance Dore | By: Garance | Friday, April 17, 2015
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While we were checking out the listings at Rough Trade (see previous post) we stumbled upon Brooklyn's revival pop trio Las Rosas. Their song will cast the listener to a vintage musical world where the cheeky melodies of… (in post Las Rosas showcase...
From: The Hype Machine | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Good God, we’re not sure why this promo video resurfaced, but leave it to Sizzler to remind us of Cross Colours, the Fresh Prince, and Z. Cavaricci with the 1991 masterpiece above. Of course we weren’t the only media outlet to inquire about the...
From: Media Bistro | By: Kiran Aditham | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Beautiful old photos of the New York Subway System. Ask anyone who lives here, the most quintessentially New York thing [...] The post Vintage Photos of the New York Subway appeared first on The Luxury Spot....
From: The Luxury Spot | By: Gary | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Here is a last look at various Dodger related memorabilia items found at SCP Auctions.Have I told you that I can't get enough of those shiny satin Dodger uniforms they wore in the 40's?  Via the auction description:These uniforms were produced for night...
From: Dodgers Blue Heaven | By: Ernest Reyes | Friday, April 17, 2015
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In Great American Country’s new series, Salvage Dawgs, the guys at Virginia-based Black Dog Salvage are on a mission to find and repurpose the treasures hidden inside historic structures. The series premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Monday,...
From: Great American Country | By: Sadee Hanson | Friday, April 17, 2015
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I do believe if I had the privilege of sitting down at this gorgeous lavender-infused luncheon planned by Modern Dame, I would never want to get up. Between the breathtaking florals from Holly Flora, the delicious nibbles from Haute Chef LA and that...
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Capalbo | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Rob Bamberger, longtime host of "Hot Jazz Saturday Night" on WAMU, brings us sounds from Jelly Roll Morton to Artie Shaw.
From: NPR | Friday, April 17, 2015
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In the current Masters of the Universe line, one of the ways used to maximize tooling budgets has been to release two-packs of "army builders," allowing for some unique sculpt pieces to be used for two figures rather than one, and letting collectors...
From: Topless Robot | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus) We’re back with Volume 4 of Twelve Jewelz, and I must say, I really like how this series has taken shape. It’s been fun digging back in my physical and digital crates to rediscover some gems from rap’s wealthy...
From: Nah Right | By: ip | Friday, April 17, 2015
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It’s finally Friday, and if you don’t have any weekend plans (other than catching up on sleep, of course), we’re here to change that. You can geek out over vintage Italian motorcycles curated by Eminem’s former film producer… The post Where...
From: Selectism | By: Sam Del Rowe | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Happy Friday, Roundup readers! If you are in the US, you may be breathing a sigh of relief now that April 15 is finally part of the past, at least for this year. Some of us won’t be bag shopping for a while, but others may have a refund coming–we...
From: The Purse Blog | By: Pattie Rechtman | Friday, April 17, 2015
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We've entered an age where everyone seems to love throwing it back to the good old days. Brands and agencies alike are tapping into old memories, from Wieden + Kennedy's 30-year flashback website to the return of Gatorade's "Be Like Mike" campaign. As...
From: AdWeek | By: Katie Richards | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Lofted in a gutted industrial space in midtown Manhattan, a composed collection of 26 rare Italian machines await hungry eyes. Stuart Parr — designer, architect, collector and producer of Eminem’s “8 Mile” movie — unveils “Art… The post...
From: Selectism | By: Thomas Welch | Friday, April 17, 2015
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TheRockcontinuestoelectrifythemillions…andmillionsofhisfansonTwitter.Yesterday,comedianBrianPosehn tweetedacasual(andsomewhatNSFW)joke,andhetaggedthePeople’sChamp,notthinkingmuchwouldcomeofit.If@TheRock said"I'mgonnaeatyourpussyoff",womenwouldswoon.IsayitonceinaTargetandmywifewantsadivorce....
From: With Leather | By: isaacand | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Ah, 1995. A good vintage. Earthquakes in Russia and Japan combined to kill nearly 10,000, the New York Times published Ted Kaczynski's manifesto, folks made Harlan Ellison's I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream into a videogame, Coolio was still living...
From: Destructoid | By: Steven Hansen | Friday, April 17, 2015
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We're serious about our kitchen gadgets, and everyone is opinionated about their favorite egg slicers and mandolines. Here are our favorites. The post Totally Non-Essential Kitchen Tools We Can’t Live Without appeared first on Bon Appétit....
From: Bon Appetit | By: Elyssa Goldberg | Friday, April 17, 2015
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As we are now into the 2015-2016 MLB season, what better time to take a look at the story behind Ebbets Field Flannels. The brand provides with undeniable nostalgia upon crafting authentic throwback baseball jerseys and vintage flannels and… The post...
From: High Snobiety | By: Jonathan Sawyer | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Nudie Jeans take us inside their latest location, a second London store which sees the brand move East to Shoreditch. Their first UK bricks and mortar venture landing in Soho back in 2013, this newest addition calls Redchurch Street home;… The post...
From: Selectism | By: Lena Dystant | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Seating assignments are a great opportunity to put your creativity to work. Why go with the traditional tents when you have a perfect opportunity to mirror your weddings theme? Think of your venue, or some aspect of the event that … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: trevorc87 | Friday, April 17, 2015
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1932 Cadillac, said to be a prototype for a V-16 convertible Victoria. Photos courtesy Motostalgia Auctions. In the 1970s, Jack, who prefers not to give his last name, moved from Wisconsin to the Texas Hill Country with his wife, in an effort to improve...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Kurt Ernst | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Don't miss this Turkish-American delight of a wedding: a belly dancer, sword balancing, Turkish delights, "La Vie en Rose" (and tons of other Francophile details!), Turkish evil eye wedding favors, old Hollywood glamour, DIYed invites, and hip scarves...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Filed under: Etc., Citroen, Renault, EuropeEastern France is getting a classic car theme park that harks back to the 1950s with vintage automobile attractions.Continue reading Classic car theme park planned in FranceClassic car theme park planned in...
From: Auto Blog | By: Noah Joseph | Friday, April 17, 2015
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So normally we buy vintage pieces and flip them for our home or for sale.  In this case we needed a large chest of drawers for our bedroom.  Going with our industrial look we couldn’t find any antiques that were either big enough or in good enough...
From: Ikea Hacker | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Thousands of die-hard “Star Wars” fans — more than a few bearing lightsabers and clad in homemade costumes — came […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Noelene Clark | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Jos. A. Bank cuts up to 85% off a selection of its Jos. A. Bank men's clearance outerwear, with prices starting at $67.49. Even better, coupon code "DEALNEWS10" takes $10 off orders of $100 or more. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. That beats...
From: CNET | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The novice wine-maker explains how a sporting injury resulted in new friendships as he and his neighbours tried to produce their own vintage from local grapes...
From: Telegraph | By: Leo Johnson | Friday, April 17, 2015
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